European petition rejects annexation of West Bank

 Ali Salam Quds news 28/06/20

1080 lawmakers from 25 European countries signed a petition, last week, pressing their foreign ministers to reject the Israeli plans to annex large swathes of the occupied West Bank, Quds News Network reported.The lawmakers affirmed their support for the European Union (EU) foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, who stated that Israel’s annexation “could not pass unchallenged.” US President, Donald Trump, unveiled his so-called ‘peace plan’ in January, proposing Israeli annexation of up to 30 percent of the West Bank, and legitimizing illegal settlements, built on expropriated Palestinian land in the West Bank. Israeli Premier, Benjamin Netanyahu, expressed his intention to begin expropriating parts of the occupied West Bank by July 1.


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